The Friends of Oberlin Village is proud to announce the Inaugural Oberlin Village Heritage 5K Run/Walk RESCHEDULED TO SUNDAY JULY 10th at 8 AM.
The start/finish line is on Cranmer between Umstead and Palmer Rds.
All event proceeds will support the Friends of Oberlin Village in raising public awareness and preserving Oberlin’s rich history, contributions, and achievements.
This is a celebration for all members of the family and there will also be a Kids Dash at 9:00 am for children 8 & under who will receive a medal for participating.
The mission of the Friends of Oberlin Village is to preserve, protect, and honor the establishment of Oberlin Village through community awareness, outreach, and education. Friends of Oberlin Village is a non-profit volunteer-run 501(c)(3) organization honoring Oberlin Village, the only surviving freedman’s village in North Carolina that grew out of a Free Black settlement during Reconstruction. Our love of history, education, and humanity has enabled our humble and steadfast group to elevate the preservation, recognition, and education of Oberlin Village locally and nationally.
5K Registration Fees:
Registration includes a race t-shirt for those who register by May 1 (or until each size is sold out).
- Early registration: $30
- April 1: $35
- June 1: $40
- JULY 10: $45
Kids Dash (8 & under) Registration Fee:
Registration includes a race medal.
- Top 3 Overall M&F
- Top 3 Age Group M&F: 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49,50-59, 60-69, 70+
Saturday July 9th from 3-6 pm at Fleet Feet in Ridgewood Shopping Center.
Virtual Race Instructions:
There are 2 ways you can get your virtual race time (5K or Kids Dash) into the online results:
- Use the free ItsYourRace mobile app to track, measure, and time your run. Log into the app using the same email you registered with. Search for "Oberlin" and select this event. Start tracking your run. The app will notify you when you have completed your distance and prompt you to upload your time into the online results.
- You can also time your race however you want. After you run find your name in the virtual race online results, click "Update Time" next to your name, and enter your time.